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imdjh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-07-09 04:37 PM
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35. One you're pregnant, it's elected.
Edited on Sat Nov-07-09 04:37 PM by imdjh
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  -Quick Question: Is abortion covered under the Canadian plan or British NHS? Shagbark Hickory  Nov-07-09 03:54 PM   #0 
  - Yes, down with recreational and cosmetic abortions.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Nov-07-09 03:55 PM   #1 
  - Translation  Warpy   Nov-07-09 04:02 PM   #7 
  - A pregnancy is a disease or malfunction?  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:19 PM   #22 
     - It's a dangerous enterprise that shouldn't be accomplished unaided  Warpy   Nov-07-09 05:20 PM   #61 
     - I'll be happy when people no longer feel that they are entitled  me b zola   Nov-07-09 06:20 PM   #65 
     - A non sequitur.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 07:00 PM   #71 
     - It's a condition  JerseygirlCT   Nov-07-09 07:23 PM   #82 
  - If I eat in my car and accidently spill food and drinks and stain my upholstery, should new ...  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-07-09 04:03 PM   #8 
  - Are you kidding?  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 04:06 PM   #12 
  - There are plenty of legal medical procedures which aren't covered by insurance.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:16 PM   #19 
  - So... are you saying abortion is like a cosmetic nose job or a broken nose nose job?  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 04:19 PM   #21 
     - There are elective abortions and medically necessary abortions.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:22 PM   #25 
        - And the pregnancy could also be deemed "elective".  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 04:36 PM   #34 
           - One you're pregnant, it's elected.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:37 PM   #35 
              - Not as long as we have "choice" in this country. But I see you're not a fan of that.  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 04:37 PM   #36 
                 - I haven't said a word about choice.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:44 PM   #41 
                    - They are medically necessary. Or don't you consider a woman not wanting to carry the child  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 04:48 PM   #45 
                    - Should insurance companies cover "elective" labor?  noamnety   Nov-07-09 11:12 PM   #90 
  - There is a joke about upholstery stains here but I am so stunned  Warren Stupidity   Nov-07-09 04:38 PM   #37 
     - An unwanted pregnancy is just like an upholstery stain.  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 04:53 PM   #48 
  - If you eat junk food all the time, should a heart bypass operation be  Cass   Nov-07-09 04:34 PM   #32 
  - Thinking of pregnancy as a disease is pretty fucked up.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:36 PM   #33 
  - Thinking that you know better than a woman and her doctor is fucked up.  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 04:39 PM   #38 
  - Nope, not saying that at all. Just pointing out that there are other conditions caused by one's  Cass   Nov-07-09 04:45 PM   #42 
     - That might be something to talk about if my position was "You got fucked now live with it." but ...  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:51 PM   #47 
        - My original comment was directed to another poster who was making the point that  Cass   Nov-07-09 06:39 PM   #68 
  - actually my medical insurance refused to pay for an auto accident I was in recently  dsc   Nov-07-09 05:00 PM   #53 
     - At this rate, I woudn't be surprised if they wouldn't.  Cass   Nov-07-09 06:49 PM   #70 
        - the other driver's insurance did cover since, thank God, it was nothing  dsc   Nov-07-09 07:11 PM   #76 
           - Glad to hear it wasn't anything more serious, dsc, and that your treatment was  Cass   Nov-07-09 07:21 PM   #80 
  - Jeeeeeeeeeez....  Hepburn   Nov-07-09 05:01 PM   #55 
  - Two times.  Jazzgirl   Nov-07-09 06:35 PM   #67 
  - And spilling food on your upholstery has what to do with  Jazzgirl   Nov-07-09 06:33 PM   #66 
  - let's try not to be an idiot here--are you so freaking clueless that you really don't understand the  niyad   Nov-08-09 10:31 AM   #99 
  - What would be another way of saying it?  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:14 PM   #17 
     - The proper term for an abortion that is not medically necessary is "elective abortion"  slackmaster   Nov-07-09 04:33 PM   #31 
  - Stupak wants the Hyde Amendment  sandnsea   Nov-07-09 03:56 PM   #2 
  - No, he wants to go further than just the Hyde amendment.  madfloridian   Nov-07-09 03:57 PM   #4 
  - If I get pregnant and don't want to have the baby, abortion is a medical necessity.  Hello_Kitty   Nov-07-09 03:57 PM   #3 
  - OK Bad choice of words but please either answer the question or have the debate somewhere else.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-07-09 04:00 PM   #5 
  - So you want to control women's choices in medical care?  madfloridian   Nov-07-09 04:01 PM   #6 
     - NO! I advocate getting abortions. I think many more people should get them, believe me.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-07-09 04:05 PM   #11 
        - As long as abortion remains a legal, constitutionally protected medical procedure,  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 04:07 PM   #13 
        - *facepalm* (nt)  Posteritatis   Nov-07-09 04:16 PM   #18 
        - Pay out of pocket? Well, ain't that some nerve.......  Darth_Kitten   Nov-08-09 09:50 AM   #97 
  - That's called an elective abortion. Medically necessary would be if it were medically necessary.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:17 PM   #20 
     - Not when every single pregnancy holds the risk of death or injury.  Lars39   Nov-07-09 04:21 PM   #23 
     - dated rhetoric  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:26 PM   #27 
        - Go to the Guttmacher Institute for the latest info on health risks in pregnancy/births vs. 1st  CTyankee   Nov-07-09 04:42 PM   #40 
        - If I ever get pregnant, abortion will be a medical necessity.  Hello_Kitty   Nov-07-09 04:45 PM   #43 
        - That's revolting.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:55 PM   #50 
        - Why the fuck would I edit it? You're the fetus-worshipper, not me.  Hello_Kitty   Nov-07-09 05:00 PM   #54 
        - biologically, that is EXACTLY what the fetus is--it requires a host to survive, and can cause  niyad   Nov-08-09 10:36 AM   #100 
        - You and me both  TorchTheWitch   Nov-08-09 09:30 AM   #95 
        - Woah, you are way out of line with that post.  noamnety   Nov-08-09 11:59 AM   #105 
        - We rank 41 in maternal death rates.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-07-09 04:47 PM   #44 
        - I've never understood why people see clear political alignment in the abortion issue  imdjh   Nov-07-09 05:13 PM   #57 
           - If you had a chance of getting pregnant, you might.  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 05:15 PM   #59 
           - Sorry. I thought you were asking other people to help pay for elective abortions. My mistake.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 07:03 PM   #72 
              - Other people already are helping women pay for elective abortions  Hello_Kitty   Nov-07-09 07:05 PM   #73 
              - I'm really not interested in talking to you anymore.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 07:06 PM   #75 
              - But you're ok with you and the rest of "society" paying for prenatal care and delivery  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 07:11 PM   #77 
                 - ... or being tag teamed.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 07:13 PM   #78 
                    - ??  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 07:14 PM   #79 
                    - We just don't share his love of the fetus. eom  Hello_Kitty   Nov-07-09 09:40 PM   #84 
                    - You are the victim here, aren't you?  Warren Stupidity   Nov-08-09 09:20 AM   #93 
           - Oh I don't know, perhaps because it is one of the two favorite right wing wedge issues?  Warren Stupidity   Nov-08-09 09:23 AM   #94 
              - You're asking me to explain the reasoning of caring for life rather than ending it?  imdjh   Nov-08-09 10:26 AM   #98 
                 - Ah so then your original argument was a facade.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-08-09 11:18 AM   #103 
                    - There's no change or dishonesty to it.  imdjh   Nov-08-09 11:45 AM   #104 
        - Your neanderthal approach to women's healthcare has been noted.  Lars39   Nov-07-09 09:42 PM   #85 
     - If I get pregnant I will NEED an abortion.  Hello_Kitty   Nov-07-09 04:48 PM   #46 
  - We are America, and we do things better than those Canadians and Brits  The Straight Story   Nov-07-09 04:04 PM   #9 
  - Yes.  enlightenment   Nov-07-09 04:05 PM   #10 
  - Thank You. It should be covered then. Case Closed.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-07-09 04:08 PM   #14 
  - Why should whether another country covers abortion make the decision here?  csziggy   Nov-07-09 04:28 PM   #28 
  - The British rule raises an interesting thought  Hello_Kitty   Nov-07-09 04:14 PM   #16 
     - An abortion panel, like we had 40 years ago  sandnsea   Nov-07-09 04:22 PM   #24 
     - Not sure, but I think that's if you want to have an abortion at no cost.  dustbunnie   Nov-07-09 04:32 PM   #30 
        - As it was for rich women in the 60s  sandnsea   Nov-07-09 04:54 PM   #49 
           - When I was a kid, the guy was supposed to pay for the abortion.  imdjh   Nov-07-09 05:10 PM   #56 
              - Only if he was a "gentleman" and didn't tell everyone you were a slut to get out of it...  Hekate   Nov-07-09 07:27 PM   #83 
     - That would be my take on it - but hey, I'm just a woman  enlightenment   Nov-07-09 10:10 PM   #86 
  - If I remember correctly...  BigBluenoser   Nov-07-09 04:14 PM   #15 
  - Hospitals and clinics are free. But paying for them out of pocket buys privacy.  dustbunnie   Nov-07-09 04:23 PM   #26 
  - The real answer is that they'll just find something else. I would throw abortion under the bus...  imdjh   Nov-07-09 04:30 PM   #29 
  - This is the latest info from Canada and for the most part they are covered.  buzzard   Nov-07-09 04:42 PM   #39 
  - It varies  sandnsea   Nov-07-09 04:57 PM   #51 
  - Wow...the OP is a MALE....  Hepburn   Nov-07-09 04:59 PM   #52 
  - uh sorry but when you demand that he pays for it then he gets an opinion  dsc   Nov-07-09 05:13 PM   #58 
     - They had a "say" when they had sex and risked pregnancy.  PeaceNikki   Nov-07-09 05:17 PM   #60 
     - To some extent yes, and it should be noted we do already get involved in those decisions  dsc   Nov-07-09 05:21 PM   #62 
     - Sounds like you're saying that if he'd kept his knees together, he wouldn't be in trouble. LOL!  imdjh   Nov-07-09 07:05 PM   #74 
     - Well, does that UNlogic go for my tax dollars and the stinking wars?  Hepburn   Nov-07-09 06:12 PM   #64 
        - Yes I have never, not a single solitary time, seen any poster at this site told they  dsc   Nov-07-09 06:43 PM   #69 
  - Under the British Columbian MSP, abortions are free  Oregone   Nov-07-09 05:22 PM   #63 
  - because if you take it out; if you keep ceding ground issue by issue,  Blue_Tires   Nov-07-09 07:22 PM   #81 
  - I can answer for the Canadian Law.  CraftyGal   Nov-07-09 10:35 PM   #87 
  - At the core, the objections are FINANCIAL  SoCalDem   Nov-07-09 10:48 PM   #88 
  - It's politics, pure and simple  tinrobot   Nov-07-09 10:54 PM   #89 
  - "Medically necessary" -- the HEALTH of the woman is NOT protected with this.  Sparkly   Nov-07-09 11:19 PM   #91 
  - Aid to women overseas for abortions  ipaint   Nov-07-09 11:21 PM   #92 
  - I think men who don't carry their weight in the home in regards to children shouldn't be covered.  Darth_Kitten   Nov-08-09 09:35 AM   #96 
  - I being most sincere when I say , why don't you go volunteer at planned parenthood as a handholder  EndersDame   Nov-08-09 10:41 AM   #101 
  - It's covered in Switzerland. And guess what? A doctor is better positioned to decide  Heidi   Nov-08-09 10:43 AM   #102 

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